Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk

Job Overview 

Furbish provides Furnish, Install, Maintenance services for living roofs, living walls, and other ecological building systems. We have developed the branded products – EcoCline living roofs, BioWall vertical walls, SmartSlope vegetated retaining walls. The predominance of our work is competitively-bid, fixed-price contract work on new commercial construction. The firm is approximately $8M in annual revenue. The majority of the firm’s business is green roof related. We are poised for growth that should double or triple the size of the firm through industry alliances and geographic expansion. We are relationship driven and believe great customer experience builds loyalty and more detailed dialogue when trying to close deals. 

AP/AR Clerk is responsible for posting bills and invoicing into our accounting systems and assisting with the activities of the overall general accounting functions.  Responsibilities also include, but not limited to, assisting with expense reports and reimbursements, entering financial transactions into our internal databases and reconciling invoices. This position ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of data and acts as liaison between the company, client, and CPA in providing the required information and ensuring that proper information is maintained.

The ideal candidate will be extremely organized, detail oriented, analytically rigorous, and able to learn quickly without heavy supervision.

Reports To 

President/Third Party CPA 

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Support duties related to accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
  • Overseeing basic procedures (A/R, A/P, and data entry)
  • Serving as company liaison with supporting CPA Firm.
  • Issue invoices to customers and external partners, as needed.
  • Communicating with customers to address any past due invoices on their account and providing weekly status updates to management – escalating when necessary
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and reconciling accounts and transactions in conjunction with preparing reports for management.
  • Assist with reconciling invoices and identifying discrepancies.
    • Comparing purchase orders, prices, terms of payment and other charges.
  • Assist with processing expense reports.
  • Data entry of financial transactions. 
    • Deposit receipts. Pursue collections. Escalate when appropriate.
  • Monitor front door/deliveries/sort mail/accounting filing/answer phones.
  • Ability to go to the bank if necessary
  • Create remarkable customer experience with internal & external customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Work hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. or 9:00am – 5:00 p.m.


• High School Diploma or equivalent required. 

• Some College Education in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance, or similar field preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience can be substituted. 

• Reliable and Punctual. 

• Knowledge of basic AP/AR procedures. 

• Good math skills and ability to spot numerical errors. 

• Professional, customer-focused communication skills, both written and verbal. 

• Hands-on experience with MS Excel and accounting software (QuickBooks). 

• Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook. 

• Ability to work independently on assigned duties. 

• Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information 

• Ability to self-learn additional functionality when needed is expected. 

• Demonstrates commitment to company values: 

  • We are a vision-based company putting every decision we make and every action we take in context of bringing nature into the built environment. 
  • We take pride in knowing our work benefits everyone we touch. 
  • Safety is our priority – both physically and emotionally. 
  • We focus on the customer, not the competition. 
  • We are innovators at heart. 
  • We value cooperation over competition
  • Each of us embraces an ownership mentality
  • Critical thinking is critical. 
  • We value results over effort
  • We value context over policy because we care about fairness and appropriateness. 
  • Each of us is a leader – first in the master of our roles, then leading others as responsibility dictates

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Furbish cultivates remarkable experiences by bringing nature into the built environment, enriching lives, and helping you make the world greener.